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November 6th, 2014

Freddie J. Schubert

November 6, 2014

Freddie J. Schubert, age 74, of Longworth, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 at Briarcliff Health Center in Greenville.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Longworth Cemetery with Rev. Jake Wade officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Freddie Jerrald Schubert was born in Sweetwater on Jan. 2, 1940 to Carl Richard and Mona Faye Woodward Schubert. He married Velma Louise Parker in 1962 and raised five children.

Donny Reeves

November 6, 2014

Funeral services for Donny Reeves, 73, of Sweetwater, will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Sweetwater with Tique Hamilton officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Reeves died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

Pauline Lorena Carnathan Hale

November 6, 2014

Pauline Lorena Carnathan Hale, age 89, went to be at peace with our Heavenly Father on Nov. 5, 2014.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Belvieu Cemetery in Rotan with Reverend Bruce Parsons officiating. A family visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at the funeral home. McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

New record for Sweetwater Rehab shrimp peel

November 6, 2014

The West Texas Rehabilitation Center’s Shrimp Peel and Auction at the Sweetwater Country Club raised a record dollar amount this year. Director of Donor Relations for the REHAB Dan Huggins reports that the preliminary total is $64,231. The previous all-time high was in 2012 when the event brought in $61,872. Huggins says that over the last three years the event has brought in over $175,000.

Read more in Thursday's edition.

Sweetwater ISD to host community wide pep rally

November 6, 2014

Sweetwater Independent School District announced that they will host a community-wide pep rally on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the parking lot behind the Nolan County Courthouse. The pep rally will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a performance from the high school Pop Sensations followed by the pep rally at 8 p.m.

Read more in Thursday's edition.

Safety officers enhance RPMH security

November 6, 2014

As Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital receives upgrades to its facilities, other areas of patient care are also being improved. In order to provide a safe environment for its customers and staff, RPMH has added a three-man security team which will monitor and patrol the 23-acre campus 24 hours per day.

Learn more in Thursday's edition.

Local Sports Calendar

November 6, 2014

THURSDAY, NOV. 6
Football
Sweetwater freshmen and JV (one combined team) plays at Lamesa, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and eighth grade ‘B’ teams will host Lamesa, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and eighth grade ‘A’ teams will host Lamesa, 6 p.m.
Roscoe junior high will host Bronte and Wall starting at 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Wall after junior high games end.
Highland varsity will play at Ira, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity will host Trent, 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOV. 7
Football
Sweetwater varsity will host Lamesa, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity will play at Bronte, 7:30 p.m.

Lamesa is last hurdle to S’water perfection

November 6, 2014

Thanks to its 44-8 victory over Pecos last week, Sweetwater is the No. 1 seed from District 2-4A, Division II. But the Mustangs want an outright title, and to do that, they still need to beat Lamesa at home on Friday.

Read more in Thursday's edition in Sports.

Highland shoots for top seed today at Ira

November 6, 2014

As far as making the playoffs, the suspense is over for Highland and Ira. But tonight’s 7:30 p.m. regular-season finale will decide which of them goes into the postseason as the No. 1 seed and who will be No. 2 out of District 7-1A, Division I.

Learn more in Thursday's edition in Sports.

Roscoe, Blackwell hope to play after this week

November 6, 2014

Despite losing 33-20 to Menard this past weekend, the Roscoe football team will end its four-year playoff drought with a win over Bronte on Friday.

Read more in Thursday's edition in Sports.

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